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Where Is Bed Bath & Beyond’s Store Count Headed?

by Trefis Team
Specialty retailer  Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) operates a variety of businesses in the U.S., which have been doing reasonably well. This is evident from the fact that the company’s comparable store sales growth has averaged around 4.5% f...
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How Well Can Abercrombie Do In Its Biggest European Markets

by Trefis Team
During the last few years,  Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE:ANF) was very aggressive with its expansion in major European countries.  Ultimately, this resulted in a network of unproductive stores. Despite a slump in demand, the retailer persistentl...
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Fox News Sees Ratings Growth In Q3; Subscription To Drive Growth In The Coming Years

by Trefis Team
21st Century Fox ‘s (NASDAQ:FOX) Fox News Channel ended the third quarter as most watched basic cable network in primetime. It was up 2% in viewership and 4% in 25-54 demographic. In primetime it was up 11% as compared to the prior year quarter. ...
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Shutterfly’s Q3’14 Results Hit by Scaling-up Operations and Seasonal Slowdown

by Trefis Team
Leading internet based image publishing service, Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY) reported its Q3 2014 earnings on October 29th.  The company, on the back of a failed acquisition deal,  a seasonal slowdown of demand for its offerings, and internal restru...
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Wynn’s Macau Revenues And EBITDA Decline Amid Lower VIP Gaming Turnover

by Trefis Team
Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) recently reported its Q3 2014 earnings, which came out largely on expected lines with slower growth in Macau due to a 17% decline in VIP gaming turnover. Casinos in Macau witnessed a 7% decline in gross revenues during ...
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Southwest Is Poised For Growth As Fuller Planes Lift Its Third Quarter Results

by Trefis Team
Southwest (NYSE:LUV) recently got free from flight restrictions imposed on it by the Wright Amendment. As a result, since October 13, the low-cost carrier has launched nonstop flights to several destinations from its home airport, Dallas Love Fie...
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Revlon’s Near Term Sales Growth Could Suffer With Strategic Focus On Fewer, Bigger Brands

by Trefis Team
Revlon (NYSE:REV) reported third quarter earnings on October 29th. Quarterly sales exceeded analyst estimates, although they were lower on a proforma adjusted basis from Q3FY13. The company reported quarterly sales of $472 million in Q3FY14, supp...
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Yahoo! Japan’s Results: Revenue Grows As Mobile Platform Gains Traction

by Trefis Team
Yahoo! Japan Corporation (OTC:YAHOY) reported its Q2 FY 2015 results on Ocotber 29. (Fiscal year end with March) The company posted 2.5% year-over-year growth in revenues to ¥103 billion ($960 million). However, operating income declined by 7.6% ...
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Honda’s 2015 Accord Can Help The Company Overcome Difficulties In Its Other Businesses

by Trefis Team
Honda Motors (NYSE:HMC) had seen its share of the U.S. auto market drop from 9.7% to 9.1% through the first seven months of 2014. In the mean time, competitors managed to capitalize on a recovering auto market by offering incentives such as disco...
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Alpha Natural Resources Will Have To Solve More Than Simply Liquidity Issues In The Long Term

by Trefis Team
As a result of lower natural gas prices, stricter enforcement of environmental regulations and weak economic conditions in important global markets, the coal industry has been experiencing a downturn. Both the thermal and met coal markets remain ...
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The Three Trends Driving Toyota’s Europe Strategy

by Trefis Team
Toyota Motor Corp (NYSE:TM) is hoping to capitalize on the European auto market’s revival. After suffering a six year long slump, the European car market is expected to grow by 2-3% this year. Car sales in the five most important markets-Ge...
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F5′s Strong Performance to Continue Into Q4’14 and 2015, Driven by Enterprise Business, Security Solutions, New Pricing Model & Cisco ACE Replacements

by Trefis Team
F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) closed its fiscal 2014 with a strong Q4 2014 (reported on October 29), where earnings surpassed the wall street expectations and came in ahead of the company guidance. Growth in the quarter was driven by F5′s stren...
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3 Reasons Why Exxon Mobil Should Acquire EOG Resources

by Trefis Team
Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) is the world’s largest publicly traded international Oil and Gas Company. It has both upstream as well as downstream operations and generates annual sales revenue of more than $420 billion. On the other hand,  EOG Resources...
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Corning’s Earnings Review: Display Technologies Grows On Holiday Sales; Specialty Materials Flattish Despite High Volume

by Trefis Team
Corning (NYSE:GLW) announced its third quarter results on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. The maker of Gorilla Glass reported 23% year-on-year growth in GAAP revenues driven by growth in its Display Technologies, Optical Communications and Environment...
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A Difficult Operating Environment Leads To A Lacklustre Q3 For Kraft Foods

by Trefis Team
In our pre-earnings article for Kraft Foods Group (NYSE: KRFT), we had reflected on how rising commodity costs will make it difficult for the company to defend its gross margins. This has proved to be the case, as gross profits in Q3 2014 decline...
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